John A. Paulson and the Paulson Family Foundation announced a gift of $100 million to the Central Park Conservancy to sustain the fundamental role of Central Park as one of New York City’s leading cultural institutions. The donation is the largest gift ever made to the Central Park Conservancy. It is also the largest gift to any public park and one of the largest ever made to a New York City cultural institution.
NEW YORK, June 2, 2009 — If you’ve been on a subway or sidewalk in Manhattan in the last few weeks you’ve probably seen the placards, ads and billboards promoting the “YAI and Broadview Networks Central Park Challenge” on Saturday, June 6th.
As news of the economic crisis persists, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) and AIDS Walk New York (AWNY) proudly announced today outstanding results in corporate sponsorship for this year's AIDS Walk, the world's largest HIV/AIDS fundraising event benefiting GMHC and other HIV/AIDS organizations. "In spite of the recession, today's announcement demonstrates that the New York business community remains committed to helping those struggling with HIV/AIDS and preventing new infections here in the tri-state area," said Marjorie J. Hill, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of GMHC, the world's first AIDS organization. "It's wonderful to see public and private institutions demonstrate their leadership and compassion for those living with HIV/AIDS, especially in these tough economic times," added Hill.
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